Yolanda Howze

Yolanda Howze



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Yolanda Howze, a principal with Baker Tilly, brings more than 25 years of public sector experience including 20 years as a multifaceted and competent human resources leader. She is a well-regarded, award-winning human resources professional with more than 20 years of public sector human resources experience, primarily in municipal government.

Having worked in the public sector for more than 25 years, Yolanda is passionate about her craft and being of service to others, which, in addition to her employment experience, she has demonstrated through professional conference presentations/speaking events and serving on local and regional boards and committees including IPMA-HR, as well as other community involvement.

  • Human capital professional and administrator executive
  • Executive recruitment, total rewards and classification administration, performance management, project management, HRIS and process improvement, change management, labor relations, emergency management and disaster recovery, training and organizational development and safety and risk management
  • International Public Management Association - Human Resources (IPMA-HR)
  • Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
  • Texas Municipal Human Resources Association (TMHRA)
  • IPMA-HR Texas Chapter, (former) Conference Program Committee
  • IPMA-HR Central Region, (former) vice president (’10)
  • IPMA-HR Central Region, (former) Secretary-treasurer (’09-’10)
  • IPMA-HR Greater St. Louis Chapter, (former) president
  • The Hearts of Grace Foundation
  • The Bailey Foundation
  • Dulles High School Varsity Girls Basketball and Boosters
  • International Public Management Association-Human Resources (IPMA-HR)
  • IPMA-HR Greater St. Louis Chapter
  • Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI)
  • Society for Human Resources (SHRM)


Chicago, IL


Master of Arts in public administration and policy analysis

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE)

Dual Bachelor of Arts in

psychology and organizational leadership

Maryville University

(St. Louis, Missouri)